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Dec 07

Shakhtar Donetsk manager dresses up as Zorro after Champions League win – video

Paulo Fonseca, the Shakhtar Donetsk manager, conducts his post-match news conference in a Zorro costume on Wednesday. Fonseca promised to dress up as the masked vigilante if his side qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League. The 2-1 win over M…

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Dec 07

Liverpool ready to face anyone in Champions League last 16, says Klopp – video

Jürgen Klopp says Liverpool will be ready to face anyone in the Champions League knockout stages after a 7-0 rout of Spartak Moscow at Anfield on Wednesday night. The victory ensured the Reds progress as group winners and will therefore face Basel, Bay…

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Nov 23

José Mourinho: Manchester United should have led 5-0 at half-time against Basel – video

The Manchester United manager, José Mourinho, says that his side would have beaten Basel nine times out of 10 following defeat in Switzerland on Wednesday night. Michael Lang prodded home late for Basel to condemn United to their first Champions League…

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Nov 22

‘It feels like we lost’: Liverpool surrender three-goal lead at Sevilla – video

Jürgen Klopp admits that Liverpool’s 3-3 draw away at Sevilla on Tuesday feels like a loss after his side let a three-goal lead slip in the second half. ‘We didn’t carry on playing football,’ says Klopp. ‘I don’t think anybody can change that it feels …

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Nov 21

Tottenham Hotspur’s Mauricio Pochettino: ‘We need to keep going’ – video

Tottenham Hotspur will look to consolidate their position as Champions League Group H leaders when they take on Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday night. Ten points from their opening four games mean that Mauricio Pochettino’s side are already guaranteed a p…

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Nov 21

Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp on Sevilla: ‘This is the game’ – video

Unbeaten so far in the competition, Liverpool will qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League with a game to spare if they beat Sevilla.The trip to Spain is their toughest test of the competition so far, but Jürgen Klopp’s men will be full of conf…

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Sep 28

Chelsea’s Antonio Conte unhappy with fixture scheduling – video

Antonio Conte expresses his dismay at the fixture list as his Chelsea side prepare to face Manchester City on Saturday, just two full days after their Champions League game at Atlético Madrid. ‘In this case we are a bit penalised,’ says the Chelsea manager, who goes on to point out City have an 24 hours rest before the Premier League meeting at Stamford Bridge this weekend

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Sep 27

Harry Kane proud after netting Champions League hat-trick – video

Tottenham striker Harry Kane speaks of his pride on Tuesday night following his hat-trick against Apoel Nicosia in the Champions League. Kane netted with his left foot, right foot and then his head in the Group H meeting to give Spurs the 3-0 win in Cyprus. Manager Mauricio Pochettino also praises the player calling him ‘a killer’ in front of goal

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Sep 13

Philippe Coutinho is fit, healthy and here, says Jürgen Klopp – video

Philippe Coutinho is in the Liverpool squad for the first time this season, with his manager Jürgen Klopp reassuring fans that he’s fit and healthy before their Champions League match with Sevilla. Klopp also talks about Sevilla’s recent history and warns of their strength

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Sep 13

We are in the second tier, says José Mourinho – video

After seeing his Manchester United side win 3-0 at home in their Champions League match against Basel, José Mourinho claimed that his side are in the second tier of European football, and that the goal for them is just to qualify for the knockout phase. Mourinho also subtly bemoaned the lack of a winter break in the Premier League, saying that the “big guys” are more fresh, and that the group stages are just a warm-up exercise for them

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